Cable & Telecom

Xplornet acquires Manitoba ISP Full Throttle Networks

MARKHAM, Ont. and WINNIPEG — Rural broadband provider Xplornet Communications Inc. announced today it has acquired the high-speed Internet business of Winnipeg-based Full Throttle Networks Inc. Full Throttle Networks operates a fixed wireless network “providing broadband access service to over 1,600 residential and commercial customers in Winnipeg and surrounding communities,” according to a press release. “The acquired customers are anticipated to benefit from Xplornet’s fibre-to-the-premise and 5G fixed wireless rollout plans in the province of Manitoba,” the release reads. Xplornet is currently expanding its fibre network across the province and upgrading towers with 5G equipment “to deliver faster speeds to...

Our industry and COVID-19

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